A teenager stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath has been named locally as Lyndon Davis.

Street drinkers have been slapped with on-the-spot fines the day after a clampdown on anti-social behaviour launched.

A rogue builder who left fumes pumping out his client’s boiler has been handed a six-month suspended sentence.

A couple who illegally turned an office block in Barking into 14 flats have been fined £86,000.

A man has been arrested after a teenager was chased and stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath.

Nearly 60 crimes were reported in Barking and Dagenham on average each day at the start of the year, police data reveal.

Lace up your trainers and stretch those legs – a Dagenham charity needs joggers and walkers for its annual fun run.

Sixth form students from across the borough were given a glimpse of working life as part of International Women’s Day.

Nine days before Christmas, doctors told a father-of-five from Barking he had liver cancer. They gave him just days to live.

A flag was hoisted above the Town Hall this morning to celebrate Commonwealth Day.

A man from Dagenham has admitted murder following a machete attack in South Ockendon last summer.

A man from Barking has been charged with stealing in Southend.

A Dagenham shopkeeper who blamed his neighbour for dumping rubbish has been ordered to pay more than £1,600.

Children of a former factory worker from Dagenham are searching for their mum’s old workmates to help explain how she contracted the cancer that killed her.

A bright spark from Dagenham wants to shine through the glass ceiling.

Football pitches in Parsloes Park will be revamped under plans for a state-of-the-art sports centre.

A woman who disappeared to Spain with her young daughter after being entangled in a legal battle with social workers has apologised to a High Court judge.

Racial inequality in Barking and Dagenham “must be tackled”, a new report has urged.

A Dagenham man has been summonsed to appear at court for drug driving following an unauthorised motorbike ‘ride out’ in Essex.

A young man from Barking has been charged after an acid attack in East Ham left a man in hospital with life-changing injuries.

Three people managed to escape a fire raging in the row of shops below their flat early yesterday morning.

Older residents feeling the cold can apply for emergency funding from the borough’s council for voluntary services.

Clean energy will provide all of Barking and Dagenham’s power by 2050, the council has pledged.

Acid will be recognised as a “highly dangerous” weapon under new sentencing guidelines after skyrocketing attacks involving corrosive substances.

A rare collection of photos from a Barking veteran reveal what life was like when all fell quiet on the Western Front.

Trains face severe disruption due to wintery weather, giving commuters another reason to be miserable during morning rush hour.

Snowball fights threaten children’s safety at school, a Dagenham headteacher has claimed.

A Dagenham has been fined hundreds of pounds after punching a tube worker in the face.

A Dagenham man has been arrested after a routine vehicle check led to police seizing 40 cannabis plants.

Rail services across east London and Essex face severe disruption this evening with a severe weather warning issued through to Thursday morning.


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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